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Breaking: Hunger strike launched by Grassy Narrows mercury survivor at Queens Park | Jul 29 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A former Grand Chief of Treaty 3 and respected Grassy Narrows Elder is launching a hunger strike at Queens Park today.
University of Saskatchewan sells off Aboriginal art -- for a loss! | Jul 28 2014 | Alexander Ervin, Howard Woodhouse | Western universities are stewards not only of academic freedom, but of our cultural and historical patrimony. Why then, is the University of Saskatchewan secretly selling off Aboriginal art at a loss?
Hunger strike for Grassy Narrows after report hidden by Ontario government comes to light | Jul 28 2014 | Michael Butler | Grassy Narrows (Asubpeechoseewagong) First Nation and the Chiefs of Ontario held a press conference about a hidden report by the Ont. government on the effects of mercury poisoning on the community.
Photo: Miriam Katawazi
Decolonizing Together walking tour actively engages in healing and reconciliation | Jul 25 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | The Indigenous Walking Tour took place Wednesday July 23 with the purpose of assisting with healing and reconciliation by providing a resource for Indigenous people and non-Indigenous people.
Video: Unist'ot'en Camp evicts a TransCanada helicopter crew | Jul 25 2014 | Unist'ot'en Camp | On July 22, the Unist'ot'en Camp evicted a TransCanada crew working on the Coastal Gaslink pipeline within their territories in northern B.C.
Grassy Narrows First Nation comes to Toronto to protect our Water for as long as the river's flow | Jul 25 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | For this year’s Grassy Narrows River Run, thirty Grassy Narrows First Nations members will travel 1,800 km to Toronto to demand justice for mercury poisoning survivors, clean water, and respect.
Grassy Narrows exposes government neglect of mercury survivors | Jul 24 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A series of events is coming up to support the community of Grassy Narrows.
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Indigenous women and two-spirited people unite to decolonize the People's Island | Jul 24 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân, Tania Willard | Indigenous women and two-spirited peoples work not to attain gender equality, but rather to restore Indigenous nationhood, which includes gender equality and respect for gender fluidity.
'Your history is standing straight up': Survivors' Totem Pole to be raised in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside | Jul 22 2014 | Michael Stewart | The Sacred Circle Society will erect a "Survivors' Totem Pole" in an as-yet unannounced site somewhere in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to celebrate the many victims of Canada's colonial violence.
New legislation makes it easy for feds to ignore public and Aboriginal input on resource development | Jul 22 2014 | Ramsey Hart | Last week the Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq, bent to the desire of B.C. to go it alone on the environmental assessment of another major resource development project.
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Pow wow etiquette, lesson one: Making the regalia | Jul 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Hello Canada, I want to encourage everyone to get out to at least one pow wow this year. A quick lesson around the creativity and commitment that is at the heart of making the regalia.
Photo: John Cameron
Protests continue over luxury development on Coast Salish burial ground | Jul 21 2014 | Cory Collins | There is an attempt to build a luxury home on Grace Islet, B.C. On a Coast Salish burial site. Yes, really.

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Their spirits live within us: Marching for murdered and missing Indigenous women Fidel said... Krystalline Kraus wrote:Even relying on the more modest statistics from NWAC, the list of missing...
On the theft and appropriation of Indigenous cultures by Robert Animikii Horton on rabble.ca kropotkin1951 said... Excellent article thx. When I was in Saskatoon this summer I went to the Mendel exhibition on the...
Should all colonialists just leave Canada? Maysie said... That's a touching and moving account of your feelings, which I know we are all the richer for...
Re: Aboriginal Politics: Bill C 3/ CHRA/ Indian Act/ Constitution/ Private property/Status/Intermarriage/ Representation Maysie said... Hi Kristien Michael, welcome to babble. A few things. You posted this exact same text and...
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